[OSM-talk] [Tagging] Tagging natural or informal swimming holes?

Yves yvecai at gmail.com
Fri Apr 25 13:30:56 UTC 2014


On the contrary, where there's water you can technically swim.
I'm not against mapping informal places, but they should be well known for such activities.


On 25 avril 2014 15:07:15 UTC+02:00, Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
>On Thu, 2014-04-24 at 23:03 -0700, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
>> How best should I tag informal swimming areas?  These typically have
>> no lifeguard or facilities. An example deep-content site for these
>> types of holes is:
>> http://www.iforgotthename.com/
>> 
>> 
>> In OSM is it best to create an area and tag
>> sport=swimming/name=xxxx/access=/fee=no?
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:sport%3Dswimming
>> 
>> 
>Forgetting the tagging for a moment, is it not irresponsible to be
>mapping and thus being seen as encouraging such activities?
>
>Every year when there is hot weather there are warnings not to swim in
>lakes and rivers, and these are inevitably followed by reports in the
>media of a tragic loss of life. 
>
>The last thing OSM needs is to be seen as contributing to such
>tragedies.
>
>Phil (trigpoint)
>
>> 
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>> Separately: there are quite a number of communities mapping
>geographic
>> data, like
>> the swimming hole site, that could but don't use OSM.  I see good
>> potential for integration
>> for mutual benefit.
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